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melange (n.)

"a mixture, a medley," usually "an uncombined mingling on elements, objects, or individuals," 1650s, from French mélange (15c.), from mêler "to mix, mingle," from Old French mesler "to mix, meddle, mingle" (see meddle).

updated on December 18, 2018

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Definitions of melange from WordNet

melange (n.)
a motley assortment of things;
Synonyms: odds and ends / oddments / farrago / ragbag / mishmash / mingle-mangle / hodgepodge / hotchpotch / gallimaufry / omnium-gatherum
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